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that began with a horrific crime. nearly three weeks ago in northern nigeria, high school girls, possibly more than 200 of them, were kidnapped from their school in a remote village. debora patta is in south africa. she's been following the story for us. debora. >> reporter: many local officials are too scared to go to this village because of attacks by islamist extremists and this makes it difficult to get reliable information. this is partly why we've seen such a discrepancy in the numbers of how many girls have been taken. >> ♪ all we are saying is give... ♪ >> reporter: it's been 19 days since the school girls were kidnapped. in desperation, parents and friends have taken to the streets to protest, accusing the nigerian government of doing nothing to rescue their daughters. >> we want to see our daughters come back alive and we want to see them now. >> yes! >> reporter: the teen-aged girls were snatched at night by heavily armed gunmen. they were taken from their boarding school in chibok, which was burned to the ground. this school girl was one of a small group who managed to fle
their frustration on the streets of nigeria the issue was discussed with a senior delegation last night. chillingly, these abductions may not be the worst part of the story. now unconfirmed reports say the girls have been taken across the borders and sold into marriage with local militants. >> thank you. some of the most prestigious colleges are among dozens under scrutiny. the department of education named 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault claims including harvard, uc berkseley ohio state and florida state. >> rikki klieman is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> how significant is this and why now? >> i think it's highly significant. and why now, i think what's finally happened is the u.s. government has said enough is enough. we've heard it with the drum beat about sexual assaults in the military it's been a constant headline and now the same thing is happening on college cap pusmpuses one in five women sexually assaulted, one in 16 men sexually assaulted. it's a culture. activists have said to the government enough is
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